Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Vegan Meringue - Chickpeas - 2

It's been nearly 11 months since I made these ... for Christmas last year.  The photos look better than than the final meringue...

I used chickpea liquid and experimented with stevia rather than sugar.  Unfortunately I discovered that stevia is fairly heat-stable.  And so, after hours baking in the oven, these did not harden at all... they came out as soft as they went in - which is a shame because there were lots and there was nothing that could be done to rectify the problem.

As can be seen... these were in the oven overnight... they certainly held their shape: